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Healthy Aging NC

An Initiative of the NC Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville 

Healthy Aging NC serves as a resource center for evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs. Learn more about our chronic disease management and falls prevention programs, as well as additional resources at the Healthy Aging NC website.

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs in NC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Initiatives

Care Plan to Prevent Falls              Pharmacists can help reduce older adult falls.

National Council on Aging

A respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) will give you tips and resources on fall prevention, balance programs and help you learn about Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Injury Free NC

An initiative of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the NC Division of Public Health’s Injury and Violence Prevention Branch to keep North Carolinians safe and free from injury and violence so that they can live to their full potential. Find resources and more information at the Injury Free NC website

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

An initiative of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to ensure the independence, safety, and well-being of older persons through fall prevention. Find resources for individuals, families, service providers, researchers and educators at stopfalls.org

Awareness Week Webinar Slides